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Title: Leland McDuffie Kennedy papers
Dates: 1940-1986
Accession Number(s): 2007-009
Extent: 9 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Austin Seminary Archives at the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Biographical Note: Leland McDuffie Kennedy (1917-1991) was a Presbyterian minister from Spartanburg, South Carolina. His primary congregations were the Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Texas), Broadmoor Presbyterian Church (Shreveport, Louisiana), and Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wichita Falls, Texas).

Scope and Contents: This collection primarily consists of pastoral records from Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Texas) and Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wichita Falls, Texas). The records include registers of marriages and funerals performed by Rev. Kennedy. Also included are materials documenting the fiftieth anniversary of the Highland Park Presbyterian Church, and a small amount of sermons and printed material.

These materials were originally held at the Montreat office of the Presbyterian Historical Society. They were transferred to the Austin Seminary Archives in 2007.

Restrictions: Pastoral records are restricted for 50 years from the date of creation or with permission from a representative of the congregation. Other materials are available by appointment only. Contact the archivist for details.

Index Terms:
Kennedy, Leland McDuffie, 1917-1991.
Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Tex.)
Fain Memorial Presbyterian Church (Wichita Falls, Tex.)

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Preferred Citation: Leland McDuffie Kennedy papers, 1940-1986, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary


Box Number:
C029   Pastoral Records:
    List and index of marriages performed, 1943, 1971-1980, compiled by the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1982
    Marriages [marriage certificate receipt books], July 1946 – December 1986
C030      1986-1987
    Pastoral record book of funerals, weddings performed as Navy Chaplain during WWII [plus weddings at Highland Park Presbyterian Church], 1943-1947
    Pastoral record and address book from Highland Park Presbyterian Church, 1963-1977
C030   Highland Park Presbyterian Church (Dallas, Texas):
    Fiftieth Anniversary Celebrations [presentation box containing programs, publications, commemorative coin, and ribbons celebrating the 50th anniversary of the church], 1976
C030   Sermons:
    Sermons, various authors, undated
C030   Printed material:
    Printed material, 1940-1942 and undated

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